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on wall street all the way to a trial. >> ooh, this ought to be good. please proceed, government regulators. >> we've actually had a fairly -- a fair number of consent orders. we do not have to bring people to trial or -- >> well, i appreciate you say you don't have to bring them to trial. my question is when did you bring them to trial? >> we have not had to do it as a practical matter to achieve our supervisory goals. >> and senator warren wasn't done making her point. >> we look at the distinction between what we could get if we go the trial and what we could get if we don't. >> i appreciate that that's what everybody does. so the question i'm really asking is can you identify when you last took the wall street banks to trial? >> um, i will have to get back to you with the specific information. >> i think they all need water on that panel. what do you think? the government has acted cowardly when it comes to the big banks, no doubt about it. deals are cut and civil cases get settled out of court. the banks don't have to change any of their behavior. you and i get stuck, or cou
number of people out there are circling the wagons. they see the government coming to collect their guns, and they're preparing for fight. the only thingy figure is that movement, crude as it may be to throw these two issues together toward personal freedom, toward individual autonomy is growing, profoundly on the right as well as the left. people want to make their own decisions. they do. and it may be dangerous for society as a whole to allow this when it comes to gun buying, but there row visit. one bet you can make on america we are still a cowboy country. we like to get around in our own cars, live in our separate houses, read whatever, see whatever, pretty much do whatever. and the difference here is doing harm to others. two people getting married doesn't hurt someone else's marriage, nor does it reduce its reverence or love. having a gun in the wrong hands, freedom for that person can mean death for lots of others. and that is where the desire for freedom jumps the tracks. that's where our cowboy urge need wyatt earp to come in and clean up dodge city. and that's "hardball" for n
down on trickle-down government policies that have failed us. >> and the idea that more taxes and more government spending is the best way to help hard-working middle class taxpayers, that's an old idea that has failed every time it's been tried. >> to encourage growth by lowering tax rates while lowering deductions and closing loopholes. >> simplifying our tax code will also help the middle class because it will make it easier for small businesses to hire and grow. >> i just will not drink to any of that. i'm joined tonight by joy reid, managing editor of thegrio.com. you know, it's just amazing how a guy can go from the savior on the cover of "time" magazine to being made fun of everywhere. but let's talk about what was coming out of his mouth. >> yeah. >> romneyesque. >> and you know what? first of all, the drinking thing, hilarious. and unfortunately for him, it's all he is going to be known for a minute. >> well, somebody put the water there. is he ashamed of water? just go ahead and drink it. it's not a big deal. >> and it was the maintaining eye contact with the camera thing tha
government has already won about 50 criminal cases and collected more than $5.5 billion by finding undeclared offshore accounts. and you have to wonder, is this just the beginning? the moral of the story. what's wrong with having your money here in the united states? nothing. joining me now is howard dean, former governor of vermont and also the former chairman of the dnc. governor, good to have you with us. >> thanks, ed, for having me on. >> this is kind of long overdue, isn't it? >> it is, and it's a great thing. it's not going to put a big dent in the deficit. the real reason it's important is because the morale in this country's been eroded by the enormous gap between the wealthy, who don't play by the same rules as everybody else, and ordinary people who are making a living. and this is going to make the wealthy folks pay -- and not all wealthy folks are doing this, but there's a small percentage that are, and they're now going to pay their fair share. this is really important for making this country work. it's not going to raise gazillions of dollars to deal with the deficit but they a
. but now brownie is famous for one of the biggest government failures of all time. after the failures in the bush administration, cheney as i think a lot of nerve calling president obama's choices second-rate. chuck hagel is a decorated vietnam veteran with combat experience. well, dick cheney was granted five deferments during the vietnam war and never served in the military. and finally, it's interesting that today is the very important anniversary for dick cheney. seven years ago today, cheney shot a man in the face while trying to hunt. it's the closest dick cheney will ever get to combat experience. >>> take it from me. congress must act. >> gabby giffords pushes for progress on guns as the nra strategy to stall legislation is caught on tape. >> a lot of that is going to be sort of delayed as the connecticut effect has to go through the process. >> up next, a special members only panel with representatives elijah cummings, jan chatkowski and keith ellison. >>> the head of fox news says president obama is trying to divide americans based on race. we'll show you the comments. >>> t
. unfortunately the truth of the matter is the united states government over these regulatory authority over these foreign flag cruise ships is not very effective. and when you board a cruise ship, you're really dependent on that line and how it operates. and you are a smart passenger if you check out in advance the safety record of these various cruise lines. >> how has the safety record of carnival been in your estimation? >> as i said there were three lines in my time as chairman. in this particular situation, we see 4,000 souls. that's as you know the faa has grounded the 787 over two incidents and we have a situation here in which 10 or 11 787s of peoples' health and safety has been endangered over the past few days. this is not because the cruise industry is not aware with there are fires. unfortunately there is no redundancy on these ships to provide power for them to operate in situations like this. >> that's what i was talking about a bit earlier. not so much redundancy but systems that there would be put in place that the engine would shut down so it wouldn't, you know, destroy any
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